The Lion King

The Lion King

Broadway
Musical
Original
More than 70 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of 6 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and based on the beloved 1994 Disney film, The Lion King brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals.

SYNOPSIS: Lion cub prince Simba grows up in the African heartland until tragedy forces him to run away. He ultimately learns to take his rightful place in the animal kingdom, in this musical version of the Disney animated film.

SCHEDULE:
March 12 - May 6 - Tuesday @7pm, Wednesday @2pm and 7pm, Thursday @7pm, Friday @8pm, Saturday @2 and 8pm, Sunday @3pm

May 7 - 13 - Tuesday @7pm, Wednesday @2pm and 7pm, Thursday @7pm, Friday @8pm, Saturday @2 and 8pm

May 14 - July 1 - Tuesday @7pm, Wednesday @2pm and 7pm, Thursday @7pm, Friday @8pm, Saturday @2 and 8pm, Sunday @3pm
People (283)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1998 Outstanding Choreography Winner
1998 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1998 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
1998 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1998 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1998 Outstanding Musical Nominee
1998 Outstanding Orchestrations Nominee
1998 Outstanding Puppet Design Winner
1998 Outstanding Set Design for a Musical Winner
1998 Outstanding Sound Design Winner
Drama League
1998 Distinguished Production of a Musical Nominee
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1998 Best Musical Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1998 Outstanding Choreography Winner
1998 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1998 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1998 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1998 Outstanding New Broadway Musical Nominee
1998 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Theatre World
1998 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1998 Book of a Musical Nominee
1998 Choreography Winner
1998 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1998 Direction of a Musical Winner
1998 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1998 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1998 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1998 Musical Winner
1998 Orchestrations Nominee
1998 Original Score Nominee
1998 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Winner

QUICK STATS

(as of Apr 22, 2018) Total Current Gross: $1,470,011,124 Highest Weekly Gross: $3,099,930 (Week Ending Dec 31, 2017)   Average Ticket Price: $102.33 Average % Capacity: 97.65%

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Apr 22, 2018 48 $2,117,628.00 $2,006,583.00 -$18,465.00 $157.46 $225.00 13449 1696 8 0 99.12% -0.76%
Apr 15, 2018 47 $2,136,093.00 $2,059,798.00 -$371,088.00 $157.62 $225.00 13552 1696 8 0 99.88% 0.01%
Apr 8, 2018 46 $2,507,181.00 $2,192,047.00 -$584,971.00 $185.02 $225.00 13551 1696 8 0 99.87% -0.14%
Apr 1, 2018 45 $3,092,152.00 $2,879,714.00 $1,020,633.00 $202.55 $225.00 15266 1696 9 0 100.01% 3.12%

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